Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro line with next-gen processors, graphics and Intel's I/O technology dubbed Thunderbolt. For good measure, Apple also released the developer preview of Mac OS X Lion.
Gallery: Apple speeds up MacBook Pros
The MacBook Pro family includes the next generation of Intel's dual and quad Core processors. Apple is also adding Thunderbolt, Intel's input/output technology that supports 10 gigabits per second.
Thunderbolt is collaboration with Intel and Apple. It features two channels with transfer speeds at 10 Gbps and can attach RAID storage arrays. Thunderbolt can handle display and data on one cable. As for speed, Thunderbolt can transfer an HD movie in 30 seconds.
The developer preview of Mac OS X Lion is also a notable development. Lion aims to have better integration with the App Store and include features from the iPad.
Key features of OS X Lion include: